India

Total population (in thousands) 1,311,051 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 377,426 (2015)
Out-of-school children 2,886,200 (2013)
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Fewer Children Out Of School, But Basic Skills Stay Out Of Reach: New Study

Story Source: IndiaSpend ~ Go to Original Article By Tish Sanghera No more than 2.8% of children are out of ...
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India: Gunman in Kashmir Left me Paralysed. Now I Teach Its Disabled Children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: UMAR LATEEF MISGAR | Story Source: South China Morning Post ...
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Mobile schools to bring Indian state education to children’s doorsteps

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Oct 2018 | by: Aftab Husain Kola | Story Source: Al Arabiya English ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

India: Gunman in Kashmir Left me Paralysed. Now I Teach Its Disabled Children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: UMAR LATEEF MISGAR | Story Source: South China Morning Post ...
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India Case: Children with Disabilities Remain Excluded from Mainstream Schools, Here’s Why

In Karnataka, as in the rest of India, children with disabilities either don’t get admitted to schools, or drop out ...
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Creating an inclusive classroom: Persons with disabilities need easier access to higher education

By Reena Gupta, June 8 2018 from: Financial Express Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you ...
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Emergency

 

India: Children of migrant sugarcane field workers are forced to skip half their classes every year

By: Sanket Jain, First Post India, Apr 23, 2018 It's the last week in the six-month cycle of seasonal migration ...
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UNESCO’s Education Monitoring Report Points to Growing Inequality in Education in India

The report points out to the growing inequality in education in India. “While the gap in access to higher education ...
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Empowering underprivileged girls through education

Hyderabad: For millions of underprivileged girls, education is a wild goose chase. But, thanks to a few compassionate persons, at least ...
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Gender

 

As India Extends Preschool Education To All, Incorporate Gender Sensitivity From The Start

Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article In the midst of finalizing its new education policy—27 years after the ...
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In India and Nepal, Marginalised adolescent girls must have safe access to education

Story Source: Glenwood Guardian ~ Go to Original Article Almost half of India‘s 1.25 billion people are aged under 25, ...
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Reading solutions for girls: Combating social, pedagogical, and systemic issues for tribal girls’ multilingual education in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 4 Dec 2015 | by: Suman Sachdeva | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original ...
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ICT in Education

 

In India, the Top 5 Ed-tech trends you will see in 2019

Story Source: India Today ~ Go to Original Article The year 2019 will see a continuation of many education trends ...
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India: Rajasthan’s digital literacy project to empower over 15 million women

Srikanta Tripathy | TNN (The Times of India) | Updated: Jun 1, 2018, 06:30 IST JAIPUR: Snehlata, who runs a ...
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India: Nokia launches project to develop 500 digital villages

May 16, 2018 | By: Telecom Lead Nokia India announced its Smartpur project that aims to develop 500 digitally integrated villages. Nokia ...
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Innovative Financing

 

A landmark month for impact bonds in education: Two new initiatives focus spending on results

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Sep 2018 | by: Izzy Boggild-Jones and Emily Gustafsson-Wright | Story Source: Brookings ...
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World’s largest development impact bond worth $11 million launched to improve quality education in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Sep 2018 | by: Prashant K. Nanda | Story Source: LiveMint ~ Go to ...
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Budget 2018: India needs to focus on inclusive education for development

Tarun Cherukuri & Shijoy Varughese | January 31, 2018 Budget 2018 allocations to Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan by the Government of India remains far ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Four years of midday meals improve Indian children’s test scores by 18%, study finds

Story Source: Scroll.in ~ Go to Original Article India’s school meal programme is the world’s largest, covering nearly 12 crore children ...
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How do you scale spirit? Teaching at the Right Level in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 17 Oct 2018 | by: Chavi Jain, Moitshepi Matsheng, and Jenny Perlman Robinson | ...
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International Literacy Day 2018: 7 ways to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal of Education in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Sep 2018 | by: India Today | Story Source: India Today ~ Go ...
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Mother Tongue

 

Mother Tongue Education for Tribal Kids by July

The Odisha Government is all set to roll out mother tongue-based pre-school curriculum in anganwadi centres across 12 tribal districts ...
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Partnership

 

How do you scale spirit? Teaching at the Right Level in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 17 Oct 2018 | by: Chavi Jain, Moitshepi Matsheng, and Jenny Perlman Robinson | ...
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A landmark month for impact bonds in education: Two new initiatives focus spending on results

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Sep 2018 | by: Izzy Boggild-Jones and Emily Gustafsson-Wright | Story Source: Brookings ...
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World’s largest development impact bond worth $11 million launched to improve quality education in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Sep 2018 | by: Prashant K. Nanda | Story Source: LiveMint ~ Go to ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

Turning the page: how India’s state schools are being revitalised

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: Amrit Dhillon | Story Source: The Guardian (Global Education) ~ ...
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Learning Letter by Letter in Mahbubnagar District, India

Photo: UNESCO Bangkok Date: 14 Sep 2018 | by:  Radhika Iyengar | Story Source: Earth Institute, Columbia University ~ Go to ...
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The Reading Revolution will be Televised: The Use of AniBooks in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Sep 2018 | by: BRIJ KOTHARI | Story Source: Harvard Economics Review ~ ...
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Private Sector

 

A landmark month for impact bonds in education: Two new initiatives focus spending on results

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 25 Sep 2018 | by: Izzy Boggild-Jones and Emily Gustafsson-Wright | Story Source: Brookings ...
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India: Nokia launches project to develop 500 digital villages

May 16, 2018 | By: Telecom Lead Nokia India announced its Smartpur project that aims to develop 500 digitally integrated villages. Nokia ...
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India: Develop e-learning hub with UNESCO help: Chandrababu Naidu

VIJAYAWADA: Observing that e-gaming like innovations will help children understand lessons easily, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials ...
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Teacher

 

Turning the page: how India’s state schools are being revitalised

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: Amrit Dhillon | Story Source: The Guardian (Global Education) ~ ...
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How do you scale spirit? Teaching at the Right Level in India

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 17 Oct 2018 | by: Chavi Jain, Moitshepi Matsheng, and Jenny Perlman Robinson | ...
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India: Gunman in Kashmir Left me Paralysed. Now I Teach Its Disabled Children

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: UMAR LATEEF MISGAR | Story Source: South China Morning Post ...
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